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Welsh Galvanized Line Expected to Idle

A hot-dip galvanized coating line in Wales is about to come to a close for economic reasons, according to media reports.

BASF Champions Workplace Diversity

Global chemical manufacturing giant BASF has announced that it has formal goals in place to increase the diversity of its management team in the years ahead.

Axalta Lays a Path for Student Success

Global coatings supplier Axalta Coatings Systems is making an investment in the education of the industry’s future workforce.

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Blogs (25)

Giving Back

From The Green Files by Michael Halliwell

Isn’t it amazing how many lives we touch in our day-to-day work? Or even when we are ...

Sex and the C-Level

From Women in Coatings by Cynthia O'Malley

PITTSBURGH--In Corporate America, balanced representation of women in leadership (wit...

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Articles (130)

Project Preview

$22.4M bridge rehab contract awarded


SSPC BOG elections results in

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Webinars (1)

Inspection Planning: Keys to Successful In-process Quality Assurance/Quality Control Inspection during Coating Operations

A protective coatings specification can be complex and sometimes confusing document to navigate through. Yet it is regarded as the project rulebook for quality control (QC) and qua...


Events (118)

SUBExcel 2016

March 3 - March 5, 2016

National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference

December 7 - December 8, 2015

DOD Allied Nations
Corrosion Conference

November 15 - November 19, 2015

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Resource Guides (1)

eBook: Coatings for Waterfronts, Locks, and Dams

This eBook consists of a recent JPCL article...


Videos (2)

SSPC 2014 Structure Awards

The Structure Awards were announced by SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, at the 8th...

SSPC 2011: Ben Fultz on Chernobyl, the Mafia, and the Coatings Industry

Bechtel Fellow, Ben Fultz describes some of the more interesting jobs he has undertak...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (2)

SAFE Systems, Inc.

SAFE Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures a full complement of specialized blast, recovery and dust collection equipment for the surface preparation industry. Portable equipment and fixed ...

Titan Industrial Services, Inc.

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The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Chicago Corrosion Group
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Ethox Chemicals LLC
Ethoflex® ER instantly upgrades your epoxy!

The only epoxy additive that improves flexibility, corrosion resistance, toughness, and adhesion, without hurting pot life, cure time, or increasing VOCs.

Covestro (formerly Bayer)
Bayer MaterialScience is now Covestro.

The pioneering spirit of our first 150 years will drive the bold vision of our next 150: to develop the industry’s most innovative coatings solutions.

Elcometer, Inc.
Elcometer 266
DC Holiday Detector

Easily Finds Pinholes, Flaws & Thin Spots; Safer, More Reliable Testing; Voltage-Adjustable Keypad; Dual-Safety Switch On Handle.

Jessup Manufacturing Company
More Traction for Extreme Marine Conditions

Jessup Safety Track® 3800 Military Grade peel-and-stick non-skid tapes and treads provide extra slip resistance for decks. MIL-PRF-24467C Type XI, Black & Gray.

Avalotis Corporation
Choose experience. Choose quality. Choose safety.

Avalotis Corporation has been meeting and exceeding clients’ specifications and expectations for almost 50 years. The first name in painting and protective coatings: Avalotis.

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